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homes along the corridor are still evacuated. full containment of the devastating mendocino fires is expected today. firefighters on the ranch fire are working to contain the very last section of the fire by cutting hazardous trees and tending to soil erosion. that fire has burned 400,000 acres and is 98% contained. the adjacent river fire burned 49,000 acres. it was contained weeks ago. you can get constant updates on the northern california wildfires on our free abc 7 app. enable push alerts >> if you're just joining us, over to mike nico. we had quite the warm weekend. >> it was quite nice, wasn't it? a schooling trend is on the way. back to the fires real quick. the temperatures actually up about 55 degrees. 30% humidity not good. gusting to 20 miles per hour.
let's see what the rest of the week holds. 92 today. 89 tomorrow. 70s wednesday and thursday. low 80s. the temperatures will respond nicely. i'll look at the winds coming up in a few minutes. accuweather 12-hour planner, waking up with the 50s through 7:00 under mostly sunny conditions. we'll hang out from 60 to 76 at noon. 63 at the coast. 77 around bay inland. temperatures mainly in the 50s and 60s during the evening. here's alexis with a check of the commute >> overall, we're looking okay so far today. here's the golden gate bridge. they are widening those southbound lanes for you, or at least giving you an additional lane. widening the southbound lane. always the last one to fill in here. a quick check of the central valley. down to 23 and 19 miles per hour. we need a report of a hit and run crash but that person made it off to the shoulder.
so no lanes are blocked. alexis, thank you. in the south bay, a scary incident at a high school, and parents jumping into action. >> the driver of a stolen suv barreled onto campus. abc 7 news reporter with how this all ended. matt? >> reporter: good morning, reggie and jessica. what a scary ordeal for parents at gilroy high school yesterday. police say the suspect is a former police officer, had access to firearms, but his most dangerous weapon was his car. >> the car's still moving, guys! watch out for the car. it's still moving! >> reporter: several hundred fifth and sixth graders were playing pop warner parents rushed to close the gates leading to the field. witnesses say they also went after the man in the car. >> he just started throwing
car. >> reporter: the chase ended at the baseball field. an officer shot at the suspect, believing he was going to run him down with his car. no one was injured. the suspect surrendered. families were told to shelter in place. some in the locker rooms until they were given the all-clear. the suspect has not been identified. he has no direct ties to the gilroy area. matt keller, abc 7 news. thank you, matt. someone will repel down the millennium tower to try to check out a cracked window. an attempt on saturday to get a better look with a drone failed when it crashed. workers say they want to photograph the damaged window and tape up the glass from the outside. the association believes the crack has nothing to do with the building's sinking and tilting issues. activists reportedly are
planning to crash governor brown's climate change conference in san francisco. 30,000 people marched in the city against climate change. according to the chronicle, activists say the governor has done little to curb polluting oil and gas drilling in the state. they're predicting a large turnout at the global climate action summit. the three-day event starts wednesday a lot mosconi center. les moonves is responding to new sexual misconduct claims against him. in a statement last night, moonves called the allegationings untrue. as candice gibson tells us, it's still not clear whether the ousted leader will receive any severance. >> reporter: six additional women are coming forward with allegationings against les moonves. phyllis golden-gottlieb said he sexually assaulted her in 1986. he reaches up and pulls me up and throw me, i mean hard, against the the wall.
she said she get quiet because she tpaoerld for hfeared for he. and a massage therapist said he exposed himself to her in the '90s. >> i was at his home. i had brought my massage table. and he was lying on his back. i had him cover up with a sheet. and he actually pulled the sheet off of himself and threw it onto the floor >> reporter: the latest accusations add to those from seven other women who previously accused moonves of offenses raining from unwanted advances to sexual assault. in a statement released overnight, moonves called it a privilege to lead cbs, adding untrue allegations from decades ago are now being made against me that are not consistent with who i am. and some are expresses outrage over a sefrpblgs packaseverance
could be worth over $100 million. >> the north bay is set to test its alert and warnings systems. it follows widespread criticism over the north bay wildfires. sonoma county who subscribed will get a phone call. and amber alert style tphoeufbgzs in rows land, glenallen, kenwood and pen grove. muni has quietly rolled back training time for operators to put more drivers on the streets. training time on the agency's fleet of new light rail vehicles has been cut from 54 hours to 50 hours. the president of the transit workers union tells the examiner thd tim with the new fleet.
seven minutes away from my accuweather forecast. we'll go back to the snell fire and look at the winds, which are aggressive right now. thankfully, they will calm just a little bit overnight. these temperatures, 52 right now in pleasanton. we have danville, san ramon, dublin, 64. 65 in antioch. livermore, 55. the longer nights are definitely chilling our valleys. south beach camera, on the roads today a little bit of fog developing around novato. ferry ride, small craft advisory developed. it will be breezy. comfortable this morning. maybe a little hot-heading back into your inland neighborhoods this afternoon. here's a look at san francisco. we start off with a few clouds and sunshine, 56. jump to 60 by 100. out in the mid and a few upper 60s towards the bay side in the afternoon hours.
here's a look at the east bay. a little bit warmer. mainly sunny conditions at 59. jump to near 70 at noon. low to mid-70s in the afternoon hours. look how quickly it cools off. 62 by 8:00. all right. let's bring alexis in and look at what's going on this monday morning. overall, off to a quiet start. no major incidents to talk about. that is nice to pass along. san mateo bridge starting to see volumes on the westbound side fill in for state route 92. it is not too bad at this early hour. keeping an eye on our typical busy spots but nothing too concerning. good news for parking lot. warm springs service, direct service beginning to and from warm springs. that is for monday through saturday service. you no longer will have to transfer on the green and orange line. that should save you some time and make your commute a little bit easier. drive times coming up next >> alexis, thank you. former president obama lashes
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i want to jump ahead a day. we have fire weather conditions developing all up and down. you can see the sierra, tahoe, over towards reno. about 600,000 people under the fire weather watch. that is tomorrow through wednesday. it will be a little breezy up there today. breezy along the coast. look at all the sunshine. 61, eureka. 66, monterey. 108 palm spwreupbgs. back to tahoe. we have 80 today. the breezes drop us to mid-60s. looking nice. mike, thank you. to washington where the white house is playing defense as former president obama hits the campaign trail. and vice president mike pence says he's willing to take a lie detector test to prove h o
didn't write the anonymous op-ed. >> reporter: president trump has shown a lot of influence in primary races. now democrats are hoping president obama will motivate voters. with less than two weeks to go to the midterm electionings, president obama is back on the campaign trail. >> we have a chance to restore some sanity in our politics. >> reporter: and the current administration fighting back. vice president mike pence appearing on fox news sunday. >> the truth is the american people in 2016 rejected the policy and direction of barack obama when they elected president donald trump. >> reporter: the vice president blasting the anonymous op-ed in the "new york times". >> it's not just deceitful, but it's really an assault on our democracy. >> reporter: but as the administration tries to figure out who wrote that letter, another warning from the author of the latest book about the trump white house, reporter bob woodward on cbs. >> you look at the apparition of
this white house and you have to say let's hope to god we don't have a crisis. >> reporter: the next few months leading up to the mid-terms are critical. president trump is already spending a lot of time on the campaign trail. emily rao, abc news, washington alameda county supervisors will take up the issue of pop-up restaurants today. county health inspectors shut down numerous pop-ups in recent weeks. one of them was in oakland, which was closed last month. health inspectors say the pop-ups locked proper permits. the board president hopes to get some clarity about the health department's policies on pop-ups. firefighters and the coast guard are trying to determine if anyone was on a kayak found along the san mateo county
coast. cal fire showed this photo of the response. a search of the shoreline and investsay no one has been reported missing so far. a communication satellite is in orbit after another spectacular launch by spacex. >> liftoff. and there it goes. falcon 9 rocket blasted off from cape canaveral, florida after a 40-minute delay last night. the satellite will improve communication between asia and the americas. the lower stage of the rocket landed on a drone ship in the atlantic after separation from the second stage. and it is beautiful to see, suspect it? >> it's amazing. >> yeah. >> drone ship. am i the only one who doesn't know what that is. >> that is a remotely controlled ship, i believe, that the rockets are able to land on top of it. we're living in the future. i don't understand it.
it is epcot center 2018. >> the physics involved with all of that, mind glowing. >> it is. >> absolutely. >> yeah. so not quite as much mind-blowing physics going on, but we have a cooling trend coming your way. there is a lot of physics in that, in weather, i'll give you that much. the physics we'll be watching is the different direction in the winds that will bring up slightly cooler winds. here's walnut creek. mainly sunny, cooler breezes. it will mainly hit the coast. you will start your cooling trend tomorrow. partly cloudy, a little bit of fog. a touch of fall and breezy as we head through the extended forecast. today, very delightful day. 77 milpitas. 79, cupertino. mid to upper 70s on the peninsula. mill bray, 69. mid-60s on the coast. 70 in downtown, south san
francisco. albeit, it will be breezy in the afternoon. low 80s for the north bay. 87, santa rosa. 90, ukiah. oakland, 75. 77, nuclear. inland neighborhoods, 87, pleasanton. 87, san ramon. 90s around walnut creek and brent wood. these long nights. 40s in our north bay valleys. the rest of us in the low to upper 50s. my accuweather seven-day forecast. we drop from the 90s to the 70s in a two-day span. inland, near 80 today to the 70s and stay in the 60s at the coast. here's alexis >> all right. good morning, mike. still no major incidents to talk about. so that certainly is some good news. a decent stackup on either side of the bay bridge toll plaza. we definitely need to open a few more booths. fast track, no issues there. and it looks like the carpool lanes are just opening up right now. no metering lights yet. that's 5:20.
tracy to dublin, 46 minutes. you are in the yellow. 680, dublin to mission boulevard, 15. still in the green. and northbound 101 to cupertino, 15 minutes. >> thank you, alexis. today is the start of the new third hour of good morning america. >> it hosts michael strahan and sara haines. it won't be an exact replica of gma. it is expected to be lighter, topical, and according to michael and sarah, a lot of fun. they say they are a match made in heaven. >> it trickles down from him. his tone, his outlook on life. he wrote a book about waking up happy. who does that? michael strahan. >> we had a chance to do this one time before. and i'm like, okay, if i ever get a shot to do a show like this again, i've got to be with her. >> they are sworn to secrecy about the first segment and the first guests.
it premieres here today at noon on abc 7. gaming could top $100 billion in three years. >> a new report is learning what we could learn from apple this week. here's tech bites. apple's next big reveal. >> the company will hold an event on weapons where it is expected to unveil new phones. a new report says one of those phones will be the iphone xc which will come in three colors, red, white, and blue. mobile gaming is on its way to becoming a $100 billion industry. >> the market is expected to double in revenue growth by 2021. epic games, creator of the aoupblgly popular fort night, makes $2 million a day off its mobile games. >> wow. >> well-organized children are fed up with their parents spending so much time glued to their phones. >> more than 150 children in germany held this protest called play with me not your phone. they demanded they put down
their phone when they are with their kids. the whole thing organized by a 7-year-old. >> wow. those are your tech bites. what does that say about our society? >> i'm not sure. i'm going to think about that for a second. oakland spwraeuts pride. what makes it different from its cousin across the bay >> and the world's largest plane stops in the east bay. the life-saving mission it is taking off today
raiders open, pretty comfortable. 64 at 7:20. 59 when the game is done. have fun! in the east bay, the biggest airplane in the entire world is set to take off from oakland international airport this morning. the massive jet is loaded with fema relief supplies. some will be delivered to hawaii, threatened by hurricane olivia. the rest will go to guam, which is threatened by a typhoon. the russian-designed plane is one of a kind. it has six engines and is the heaviest plane ever built. >> it is quite something. a group of neighbors forced to evacuate after the kill way what volcano is home this morning.
it destroyed power poles. parts of the neighborhood still don't have electric terrorist. that's just one of the challenges homeowners. we have some dead tree issues. and some other stuff. but mostly it's going to be a big job getting all the palms off the ground. it got hit here pretty hard. >> it's a step forward. it's kind of hard. like i said, it's been a long four months. >> steam is still spewing from several fissures in the area. experts don't know when it will erupt again. gas prices could drop later this month. prices could go down two to four cents per gallon because refineries are ending production of summer blend gas. the national average price for a gallon of regular gasoline is $2.91. the price for a gallon of regular gas is higher here in the bay area. it costs $3.65 in san jose.
$3.67 in oakland. and 3.$3.77 in san francisco. across the bay tonight, at about the same time, the braves in town to take on the giants. 7:15 first pitch it will be 61. hurricane olivia, 81-mile-per-hour winds. it is still going to head towards the hawaiian islands. thankfully weakening to a tropical storm as we head towards tomorrow night. and rolling right across the entire island chain with heavy rain, heavy surf. we'll take a look and see if flooding and if any storm damage from the high surf is going to be possible. that's coming up. here's alexis. good morning, mike. we don't have any major incidents to talk b. all of our typical busy spots, including northbound 101 in the south bay. no incidents to report throughout the entire san jose area s. obviously off to a great
start. mass transit, 32. no delays. you don't have to make a transfer to or from warm springs. they have ongoing gps tracking issues. normal service, no delays for san francisco bay ferry. thanks, alexis. in the east bay, thousands of people celebrated pride in downtown oakland. ♪ abc 7 news was on broadway as a marching band energized the crowd. this is the ninth year for oakland's pride parade. >> oakland is the birthplace of so many movements for social justice and civil rights. we embrace our community. we're all about inclusiveness and diversity. that's what makes us strong. of course it's much smaller than san francisco's pride parade. some folks say they like it better because it's more community focused. the super natural horror
film "the nun ♪ took the top spot at the weekend forecast. >> a lot of you are braver than i am. it looks so scary to me. it is the latest film in the conjuring series. it is the biggest franchise in all time. crazy irish asians in second, followed by peppermint, the meg and searching. >> a lot of our neighbors are going, apparently. three talented celebrities reached egots. also find out if the oakland mayor and city council member violated the code of ethics when they got into games free. >> i thought egot was a
good morning, east bay. let's get up and get going. >> this is "abc 7 mornings". tkpworpb. good morning. welcome to monday, september 10th. >> meteorologist mike nicco has our first look ahead. >> hi. it's monday. we will look at the breezes. concord, 12. 17 in fairfield. that is the sea breeze that will increase a little bit today and drop temperatures slightly along the coast and into the bay. but not inland yet. notice the broken deck of clouds. accuweather 12-hour planner. low 60s at the coast all day after the lunch hour. 69 to 76 around the bay